Another 71 persons have succumbed to the novel coronavirus during the past 24 hours.
The Department of Government Information said Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 related death toll increased to 12,680.
39 females and 32 males were among the victims.
Of the female victims, 30 were over 60 years, while eight were between 30 and 59 years and one was below 30 years.
26 males were over 60 years of age while six were between the ages of 30 and 59.